Manaslu Circuit Trek often regarded as one of the best treks in Nepal Himalaya. It is a great alternative trek of Annapurna Circuit trek. Start from Soti Khola and ends at beshisahar. Manaslu trekking makes a complete circuit of Mt. Manaslu (8163m), the eighth highest mountain in the world providing some of the best views of Himalayan ranges. The major highlights of this trek are the visit to Manaslu Base Camp (4,800 m) and the crossing of Larke La pass (5,106 m). Along the trekking path, you will be able to view spectacular views of Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Shringi Himal, and Himlung mountain.
Manaslu Trekking begins from Soti Khola village in Gorkha district, which is approximately 9 hours drive from Kathmandu by local bus. The trail moves up along the Budhi Gandaki River passing through rolling green hills, valleys, villages and terraced farm fields. The trail passes through Manaslu Conservation Area which has successfully promoted eco-tourism by preserving wildlife and ecological biodiversity. In the higher elevation, the landscape changes from green forests to Tibet-like geography. The people here are Tibetans and follow Tibetan Buddhism as is visible in Mani walls, Chortens, and Stupa. Plenty of tea houses and guest rooms are available on the trek. Extending a trip to Tsum Valley is an ideal plan to experience the local culture. Manaslu Trekking is categorized as moderate to strenuous, thus making it suitable for all physical levels of trekkers.
Manaslu circuit trek offers the opportunity of taking an expedition on Manaslu and Larke peak and grant the possibility of exploring the Monastery, Stupa, and Polygamy culture. Manaslu trek offers a great view over Larke Pass (5,106 m) into the Himalayan vista. After crossing Larke La the path meets with world famous Annapurna Circuit trek in Dharapani.